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    Imran Khan to give Bengalis citizenship

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Pakistan’s new premier Imran Khan has vowed to give citizenship to some Bengali immigrants and Afghan refugees officials confirmed Monday, granting rights to many who have lived in the country for decades....

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    China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 10:47am on September 17, 2018

    China's southern regions faced more heavy rainfall on Monday as a devastating typhoon swept west, with key transport services already suspended and millions of residents...

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    London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:50am on September 17, 2018

    London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become ‘mired in confusion and deadlock’ and was leading the country down a damaging path....

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    Rally for jailed Reuters reporters in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:43am on September 17, 2018

    Several dozen people rallied in central Yangon on Sunday against the jailing of two Reuters journalists, lamenting the shrinking space for free expression in Myanmar despite the advent of civilian rule....

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    Palestinian teen dies from wounds

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 01:40am on September 17, 2018

    A Palestinian teenager has died after being shot by Israeli forces last month during protests and clashes along the Gaza border, the health ministry in the enclave said....

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    Typhoon makes landfall in China after killing 59 in Philippines

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:17am on September 17, 2018

    Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into mainland China late Sunday after leaving a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 59 people in the northern Philippines....

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    Dozens of inmates escape in Myanmar jail break

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:31am on September 17, 2018

    Myanmar police are hunting dozens of escaped inmates who hijacked a delivery truck and smashed through the gates of their jail in a daring prison break on Sunday, officials said....

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    Bhutan’s ruling party defeated in first round of polls

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    Bhutan’s prime minister conceded defeat Sunday, after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation’s third-ever election....

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    Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:58am on September 16, 2018

    South Korean president Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear...

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    Flood waters rise, 8 killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas

    Reuters . Wilson | Updated at 10:52am on September 16, 2018

    Tropical Storm Florence dumped ‘epic’ amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at...